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Ubuntu Networking :: How To Setup The X11vnc


I am a linux novice with root access to an Ubunutn 10 VM which i connect to via putty. I want to connect to it via a GUI from windows xp so I have tried installing x11vnc on the machine and used realvnc from the xp client I have tried to install x11vnc on the machine as follows

sudo apt-get install x11vnc vnc-java"
x11vnc -storepasswd
iptables -A INPUT -p tcp -d 0/0 -s 0/0 --dport 5900 -j ACCEPT
iptables -A INPUT -p tcp -d 0/0 -s 0/0 --dport 5900 -j ACCEPT

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This seems to load ok but removes the shell prompt. I presume the server has started and is listening on the ports so i used another putty window to reconnect to my machine and ran sockstat -l and xllvnc is listening on the 2 ports. I then downloaded realvnc windows client and entered the hostname to connect If i entered just the hostname or hostname:5900 i get a timeout error but if i enter hostname:5800 i get 'connection refused' error


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